The Economics of Nature and the Nature of Economics

The Economics of Nature and the Nature of Economics - Advances in Ecological Economics

Hardback (30 Dec 2000)

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Synopsis

This book discusses important recent developments in the theory, concepts and empirical applications of ecological economics and sustainable development. The editors have assembled a fascinating collection of papers from some of the leading scholars in the field of ecological economics.

Topics covered include:

⊂ the contribution of classical economics to ecological economics
⊂ alternatives to the growth paradigm and Gross Domestic Product
⊂ valuation in ecological economics and indicators of natural resource scarcity
⊂ case studies of sustainable development
⊂ critical reviews of the environmental Kuznets curve
⊂ green national accounting.

This will be an invaluable text for scholars, policy analysts and students interested in sustainable development and ecological, environmental and resource economics.

Book information

ISBN: 9781858989808
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Imprint: Edward Elgar Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 333.7
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 984g
Height: 234mm
Width: 156mm
Spine width: 25mm